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Construction : Web Exclusive | September 2013 | Source : Construction Update

Rs 2,029 cr for 4-laning of Kaithal-Rajasthan border h'way

The Union Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has given its approval for four-laning of the Kaithal Rajasthan border section of National Highway-152/65 in Haryana under the National Highways Development Project (NHDP) Phase IV, on Design, Build, Finance, Operate and Transfer (BOT/DBFOT) basis in Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT) (Toll) mode of delivery.

The cost is estimated to be Rs 2,029.49 crore including Rs 636.49 crore towards the cost of land acquisition, resettlement and rehabilitation and other pre-construction activities. The total length of the road will be approximately 166 kms.

The project will expedite improvement of infrastructure in Haryana and also reduce the time and cost of travel for traffic, particularly heavy traffic, plying between the Kaithal-Rajasthan border.

This road stretch connects Ambala with important towns such as Kaithal, Barwala, Hisar upto the Rajasthan border. The project road is part of NH-65 from Kaithal-Rajasthan border. It also provides connectivity to NH-10.

Development of this stretch will also help in uplifting the socio-economic condition of this region of Haryana. It will also increase employment potential for local labourers for project activities.

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